Huckabee Leads in Iowa

After securing an endorsement from Chuck Norris, Mike Huckabee is leading Mitt Romney in Iowa. I like him, but I’m a little nervous about some of the criticism leveled against him, particularly Thompson’s charge that he’s a pro-life liberal Republican. GWB is also a social conservative, and a tax-cutter, but many of his other policies were dubious, such as the immigration bill (which died), the campaign-finance reform bill (which lived), and a big spender. We need someone who will not only cut taxes, but cut spending. I liked Romney in last night’s debate as well, but my fears about him are totally different. A Romney presidency would unquestionably add legitimacy to a heretical cult (Mormonism) which would damage the Christian faith in America. Mormonism is a rapidly growing sect worldwide: you can see their Geek Squad outfits as far away as Argentina. I’m not sure how to say “Elder” in…

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3 Spiritual Reasons to Love College Hoops

A recently as 5 years ago, I didn’t give a rip about college basketball. Football was a passing interest, mainly because I went to Marshall University, where football is the only thing in town worth caring about (sigh, we’re 1-7 this season). But upon moving to Louisville, Pitino fever had gripped the city with big dreams of what he could bring since the Denny Crum era didn’t leave many cookies in the jar. I jumped on board, if for no other reason, it gave me some conversation piece with the college students I wanted to reach for the gospel. I can now honestly say, I have an undeniable obsession with college basketball that is borderline sinful. I have given this a good deal of thought over the last couple of years and have toyed with abandoning it because it seems so futile. I felt guilty around mid-April, when the banners…

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